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New Hlemmur Square May Be Car Free

City planning officials in Reykjavík are considering the possibility of closing the area around Hlemmur Square to traffic. Mbl.is reports that construction on the rapidly

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Changing Lanes, Part 3: The Future of Urban Planning in Reykjavík

At the beginning of the 20th century, only 8,221 called the northernmost capital city in the world home. That number now stands at 217,711 people, and Reykjavík’s population has grown by 37% since 1998. Unlike many of its European counterparts, you’d be hard-pressed to find rows of houses built earlier than the 19th century. The […]

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